I am not sure where this should be placed so the admins are free to move it if appropriate. I am not sure if anyone here knew Derek (Del) Cowie. He worked as a teacher in Suphanburi for the last decade or so. Schools he taught at included: Sunwanying, Kanasood, & Sahavith as well as the local Technical College and local Sports College. He also wrote the Suphanburi region review on ajarn.com. Suphanburi | Region Guides | Ajarn.com | Teaching English in Thailand He suffered a massive myocardial infarction (heart attack) around midnight last evening and passed away at 2:10pm this afternoon from complications arising out of that heart attack. He is survived by a young son here in Thailand and his sister in the UK. Note to all.... make sure you carry an "in case of emergency" note in your wallet so that next of kin can be notified and make decisions on your behalf should the need arise. Delays finding someone to speak for you or authorize critical care can cost you your life. .